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Vanguard Alta CA 233 AGH Tripod

Tripod follow one of the fundamental rules of life which is, the more you pay the longer it will last. Buy a cheepo tripod from the super market and you’ll regret it almost the first time you use it but after that there’s a sli...
 
 
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Flashpoint-360Ws

Flashpoint Streaklight 360Ws

So you want all the brightness of a studio flash without the restrictions of mains power, what do you do? Well you could choose the battery powered Prophoto B1, Elinchrom Quadra’s or buy 4 speedlights and group them together. E...

 
 
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Perfect Photo Suite 8

Perfect Photo Suite 8 from onOne Software is a complete photo editing package in its own right but for the purposes of this review I’m looking at it as a plug-in that’s compatible with Photoshop, Lightroom and Eleme...
 
 
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Canon 70D ~ Hands On

After much rumour and speculation the Canon 70D finally hit the shops a few weeks back and recently I was lucky enough to be able to borrow one for a day of photographing motocross. As a 60D owner I was keen to see if the 70D w...

 
 
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Kingston Mobile Lite ~ Review

Do you need a card reader that can also share/backup your files and photos wirelessly and gives your mobile device a burst of power in an emergency? If so the Kingston Moblie Lite Wireless could be the answer you’re looking for...
 
 
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Corsair Survivor 32GB USB3

How careful are you with your memory sticks? I have confess to giving mine a hard time. Given that I use thumb drives to transport important files and photos, I should probably take more care but now I have the Corsair Survivor...

 
 
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Pocket Box Softbox kit ~ Review

To be completely accurate this is a review of the Westcott Erin Manning Pocket Box Flash Softbox Kit which is a big name for a small softbox. We’ll come back to the Erin Manning connection later in this review but to begin with...
 
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SDHC-Group-Test

SD Memory Card Group Test

There was a time when any old memory card would do but today there’s a huge range of SD memory cards to choose from and the price per gigabyte is ever falling. In this group review I’ll be looking at five 32GB SD cards which al...

 
 
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GH-100

Vanguard GH-100 Pistol Grip ~ Review

The GH-100 is a pistol grip style of tripod head which fortunately describes its looks rather then its use. Over the years I’ve seen the popularity of pistol grip heads come and go and my own experience with them hasn’t been gr...
 
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SplashArt Kit 2 ~ Review

I love photographing drips and over the years I’ve made one or two videos about how it’s done. However the SplashArt kit 2 offers to take drip photography to a professional level. Verdict: The SplashArt 2 Kit is well designed a...